Recommended Books for Radiology Residents: Abdomen

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Gastrointestinal Imaging: The Requisites (Requisites in Radiology)
By Robert D. Halpert
Publisher: Mosby
Hardcover - 384 pages

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This concise, practical resource covers all of today's need-to-know information in gastrointestinal imaging...in an exceptionally user-friendly format. Because it's so compact, clinically oriented, and easy to read, this new volume in the Requisites series is an ideal study tool as well as a convenient reference for practice.Presents core knowledge and expertise in gastrointestinal imaging.Delivers more than 750 outstanding illustrations that demonstrate a full range of gastrointestinal imaging approaches and findings.Offers numerous outlines, tables, "pearls," and boxed material for easy reading and reference.Organized in a user-friendly way: by organ system and then by radiologic finding within the chapter.Includes new coverage of multi-slice CT to keep you on the cutting edge in radiology.Updates and replaces images and modalities from previous editions to reflect current trends in radiology.
Genitourinary Radiology: Radiology Requisites Series
By Ronald Zagoria
Publisher: Mosby
Hardcover - 416 pages

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The thoroughly updated New Edition of this best-selling Radiology Requisites volume concisely synthesizes all of today's core knowledge in genitourinary radiology. Clinically oriented coverage encompasses everything from basic principles through the latest diagnostic imaging techniques, equipment, and technology. Practice-proven tips and excellent problem-solving discussions are accompanied by more than 450 images of the highest quality. What's more, abundant boxes, tables, outlines, and suggested reading lists make reference easy.Delivers more than 450 outstanding illustrations that demonstrate a full range of genitourinary radiologic approaches and imaging findings Offers numerous outlines, tables, "pearls," and boxed material for easy reading and reference.Presents state-of-the-art coverage of MR urography, uterine artery embolization, CT for renal stone disease, and many other new areas in the field. Explores all of the latest genitourinary imaging techniques.Represents the work of a single authorfor a consistent, cohesive approach throughout.
Textbook of Uroradiology
By N. Reed Dunnick
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Hardcover - 532 pages

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The thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition of this acclaimed text is an ideal reference for radiologists throughout their careers--from residents reviewing for boards to seasoned practitioners evaluating urogenital scans. In a user-friendly format enhanced by more than 1,000 illustrations, the book covers every aspect of uroradiology, including anatomy, embryology, congenital anomalies, diagnostic imaging techniques, renal pathology, trauma, and much more. This edition's format is better suited for board review, with summary tables and boxes to highlight essential information. The up-to-date coverage incorporates all current imaging modalities--including CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine--and includes new information on hysterosalpingography and imaging of the female pelvis.
Fundamentals of Fluoroscopy (Fundamentals of Radiology)
By Jeffrey D. Houston
Publisher: Saunders
Spiral-bound - 217 pages

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A volume in W.B. Saunders' best-selling Fundamentals of Radiology series, this compact resource equips readers to interpret fluoroscopic studies quickly and correctly! It offers thorough, hands-on guidance on all practical aspects of fluoroscopic imaging and interpretation. Conveniently organized by body system, this handy guide details a full range of non-interventional fluoroscopic procedures -- both conventional and digital, common and rare.
Fundamentals of Body Ct (3rd Edition)
By W. Richard Webb
Publisher: Saunders
Paperback - 429 pages

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A favorite of radiology residents and practitioners alike, Fundamentals of Body CT makes it remarkably simple to learn how to perform and interpret CT scans. The completely revised and updated 3rd Edition covers the most recent advances in CT technique, including the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities, as well as the expanded role of 3D CT and CT angiography in clinical practice. The result is today's most accessible, affordable introduction to body CT!Highlights the information essential for interpreting CTs and the salient points needed to make diagnoses.Reviews how the anatomy of every body area appears on a CT scan.Presents comprehensive guidance in a concise format. Offers step-by-step instructions on how to perform all current CT techniques.Provides a survey of major CT findings for a variety of common diseaseswith an emphasis on those findings that help to differentiate one condition from another.Features new chapters on CT of abdominal and pelvic trauma.Presents updated abdominal chapters with recently reported findings and the latest pathological terminology. Offers a revised musculoskeletal section that highlights abnormalities of the axial skeleton typically identified or diagnosed using body CT.Includes increased coverage of high-resolution lung CT and solitary nodules.Provides full-chapter coverage of hot topics such as (Ch. 4) Mediastinum - Lymph Node Abnormalities & Masses · (Ch. 6) Lung Disease · (Ch. 18) Trauma CT of the Abdomen & Pelvis · and (Ch. 19) CT Angiography of the Abdomen & Pelvis.
Body MRI
By Evan Siegelman
Publisher: Saunders
Hardcover - 560 pages

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This practical new reference offers accessible, straightforward guidance on using MRI to evaluate diseases of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. More than 1,050 superb imaging examples capture the appearance of normal anatomy as well as the pathologic entities most commonly encountered in practice. Key points boxes in each chapter make clinical guidance easy to find and apply.Examines the MR imaging findings associated with both normal anatomy and common disease entities in the liver · pancreas, bile ducts, and gallbladder · spleen · adrenal glands · kidneys · peritoneum and retro¬peritoneum · female pelvis · male pelvis · bladder · and breast, providing all of the guidance needed to formulate specific diagnoses and to accurately stage neoplasms.Includes a chapter on MR angiography.Uses more than 1,050 high-quality MR images to clearly demonstrate every concept.Offers numerous summary boxes that display important information at a glance.
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Diagnostic Imaging: Abdomen (Diagnostic Imaging)
By Michael Federle
Publisher: AMIRSYS
Hardcover - 992 pages

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Authored by the world's preeminent authorities in its field, this new book represents today's best single source of guidance on diagnostic imaging of the abdomen. It presents more details for each diagnosis, more representative images, more case data and more current references than any other reference tool. At the same time, its 4-color, user-friendly format lets readers access all of this information remarkably quickly!Covers the top diagnoses in abdominal imaging, including both common and uncommon entities.Provides exquisitely reproduced imaging examples for every diagnosisplus concise, bulleted summaries of terminology · imaging findings · key facts · differential diagnosis · pathology · clinical issues · a diagnostic checklist · and selected references. Includes an extensive image gallery for each entity, depicting common and variant cases.Offers a vivid, full-color design that makes the material easy to read.Displays a "thumbnail" visual differential diagnosis for each entity.
Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy: Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis: Published by Amirsys®
By Michael P Federle
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Hardcover - 1250 pages

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This volume of the landmark Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy series combines a rich pictorial database of high-resolution images and lavish, 3-D color illustrations to help you interpret multiplanar scans with confidence. The book brings you close up to see key structures with meticulously labeled anatomic landmarks from axial, coronal, and sagittal planes. Contents include 250 detail-revealing 3-D color illustrations, 2,000 high-resolution digital scans, and at-a-glance imaging summaries for the chest, abdomen, and pelvis.
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Gastrointestinal Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Robert D. Halpert
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 368 pages

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This volume in the best-selling "Case Review" series uses 200 case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in gastrointestinal imaging. Gastrointestinal Imaging: Case Review, 2nd Edition is your ideal concise, economical, and user-friendly tool for self assessment in this specialty!Utilizes case studies organized into "Opening Round," "Fair Game," and "Challenge" sections, so you can Test yourself at varying difficulty levels.Uses a format similar to the American Board of Radiologys oral exam, and case studies similar to those found on exams for realistic exam preparation. More than 350 high-quality, state-of-the-art images present clinical situations as encountered in the field.Includes the most recent knowledge from the literature in gastrointestinal imaging to keep your skills current. Helps you distinguish among diseases and disorders with similar sonographic presentations with an increased emphasis on differential diagnosis.Groups cases by topic for more efficient, targeted review.Incorporates page references to Halpert: Gastrointestinal Imaging: The Requisites, 2nd Edition.
Genitourinary Imaging: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Ronald J. Zagoria
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 432 pages

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This title provides an excellent case selection for sharpening diagnostic skills in this challenging subspecialty area. Emphasis is on differential diagnoses and pertinent radiological findings, but the relevant clinical points are also covered. This second edition contains numerous new images (more than 400 total images) as well as an addition of fifty cases. It is cross-referenced to GU RADIOLOGY: The Requisites, 2e.Volume in the Case Review series, covering brain imaging, targeted towards residents, fellows and practicing RadiologistsMimics official exam formats and daily practice environment with a pedagogically anchored format that introduces cases/images as unknowns with three to four questions; then, on the flip side of the page, diagnosis, answers to the questions, additional commentary, references and cross-references to The Requisites volume are supplied in logical succession; blank space is available for note taking.Cases are randomly organized and then divided into three overall categories reflecting three different levels of difficulty.Over 400 state of the art imagesCan be read cover to cover in a short period of timeAll existing cases revisedApproximately 50 new cases (including a greater focus on MR and Gyn)Addition of a new co-editor (Fielding will supply the 50 new cases)New images for approx. 75% of existing entitiesGreater emphasis on DDxGreater emphasis on patient treatmentAll references updated